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's policies would hurt farmers. the governor talks about his five-point plan to fix the economy, something he says will help everyone from farmers to small businesses. >> i'll make sure our tax policies and our regulatory policies and healthcare, all these things come together to make it easier for small business to grow and thrive. america needs this new direction. we can't go on the path we've been on. we must restore america's strength and i will do it with your help. >> the obama campaign leveling a new attack at governor romney today over his plans to cut spending, specifically cut funding for pbs that would affect big bird. they have a new ad about it on today. >> bernie madoff, gut tons of greed and the evil genius to towered over him. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird, big bird. >> it's me big bird. >> big yellow, a men as to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> reporter: the republican national committee coming out with its own response, this graphic advertisement that quotes the count from ses
/11. that has been a major item on the american agenda. at the moment, it is still about the economy if you ask voters, their number one concern seems to be the concern of jobs and the jobs must be at the top of the ticket. there has been a change. in the example of that, the romney camp has said it is less about making this about president obama's trip of the economy and much more about looking ahead in saying that mitt romney can do a better job in terms of generating those jobs quickly and getting a trajectory of the recovery to speed up. jon: when mitt romney made his speech at the virginia military institute, he pointed to a lot of the president promises on foreign policy and what he calls failures or mistakes and essentially said that this president has left us less and less safe after four years in office. does that resonate with voters? >> i think that he is wrong that debt and deficit is number one. jobs is numbe it adds a sense of bad news amongst the administration, number two, it does hamper obama's ability to press his advantage on foreign policy, which he did have because of the m
here in virginia to build a strong economy. thanks for congressman good love joining us. i appreciate his leadership and leadership. thanks for general p, i appreciate his invitation to be with you at virginia military institute. it is a privilege to be at an institute that has done so much for our nation in times of war and times of peace. for more than 170 years vmi has done more than educated students. guided their transformation to citizens, lawyers and leaders. vmi graduates have served with honor in our nation's defense just as many are doing today in afghanistan and other lands. and since september 11th attacks, many of vmi's sons and daughters have defended america and i mourn with you the 15 brave souls who have been lost. i join you in praying for the many vmi graduates who are right now serving in harm's way. may god bless all who serve and all who have served. of all the vmi graduates none is more distinguished perhaps than general george marshal, the chief of staff of the army who became secretary of state and secretary of defense. who helped vanquish fascism and planned
of these poll numbers that are out since the first debate. 53% of the americans are still saying the economy is in trouble and president obama hasn't done much to fix it. >> yeah, look. president obama's weakness people look what he has done the last four years and two out of every three americans think that these things he has done have either not helped or proactively hurt the economy. this remains his big challenge. what the interesting thing about the last week is, we're seeing a pretty significant bounce. if you look at the national polls, "real clear politics" average, the afternoon of the debate showed an obama lead of 3.1%. as of last night at 5:00 it was 1.1% for romney, which means a 4.2% swing. that is not the end of what we're likely to sigh. remember we had the debate on a thursday. we had monday, was columbus day, a holiday. a lot of pollsters tried to get interviewing in before the holiday or began afterwards. i think tomorrow we'll likely see a five-point swing from where we were to where we are. jon: there is a lot of conventional wisdom in politics, what i hear in the long
're jack kennedy. jon: they touched on the biggest issues for americans jobs and the economy. their messages directed at middle class voters. >> can you declare anything off limits? >> mortgage loopholes. higher deductions, from higher income people. >> can you guaranty no one making less than 100,000 have a mortgage deduction impacted? >> this tax as million small businesses. he keeps trying to make you think some movie star, hedge fund guy. >> 97% of the small businesses make less than $250,000 a year. would the no be affected. >> this tax is a million people. a million small businesses. >> does it tax 97% of the american businesses? >> it taxes -- >> foreign policy. >> want to get people out of poverty in the middle class for self-sufficiency. we believe in upward mobility. that is we'll push for in romney administration. >> we saved a million jobs. i never met two guys more down on america across the board. we're told everything is going bad. 5.2 million new jobs, private sector jobs. jon: so, foreign policy also a major theme in this debate. the first question, focusing
been acag mnams iis l oukihiou est a'ip of the economy and much more about looking ahead in sing that mitt romney can do a better job in terms of generating those jobs quickly and getting a spu.ectory of the recovery to jon: when mitt romney made his speech at the virginia military institute, he pointed to a lot of the president promises on foreign policy and what he calls failures or mistakes and essentially said that tis le afurs ihaleft us less and dohaso wvtrs >> i think that he is wrong that debt and deficit is number one jobs is uw. aa e a es amongst the administration, number two, it does hamper obama's ability to press his advantage on foreign policy, which he did hav because of the modern and otheris itoio in rang through the house hearing today. there are some curious mishandling of this issue in benghazi. as it continues to break through october, the timing is bad and itesitt eymp andssa meiosas here. jon: the clear politics have taken a look at independent voters. the rcp average, the rasmussen poll, gallup tracking poll, ibd, all of hhvt romney just president among i
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